The Histopathology department comprises a consultant-led team providing a comprehensive tissue-based diagnostic service. We provide a diagnostic referral service for paediatric histopathology and neuropathology for centres both in the UK and abroad.


The service includes: 


• Paediatric pathology
• Neuropathology
• Muscle pathology
• Metabolic disease
• Autopsy (including perinatal post mortem)


Our scientific team offer a range of specialist investigations including:


• Immunohistochemistry
• Electron microscopy


The department is the UK Centre for Hermansky Pudlak Syndrome.

More information on the service and referral process can be found here >


Click here for more information on the Paediatric Muscle Biopsy service


Opening Hours


Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm


Contact details


Telephone: 020 7829 8663

Email: gosh.histopathology@nhs.net


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